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Gunner Dunbar03 Jan 2021 11:04 p.m. PST

Hi guys

I have started the painting process on my 15mm Blood Angels, as its a huge army, (pictured is about half of what I need to paint) I wanted a quick but effective way to paint them, so I am using contrast paints for the red, over a black undercoat thats been drybrushed white, then highlighted red, this is only the first 3 base colours done, red, black and brown, only the red is highlighted, will go onto paint detail, finish the highlighting then weathering.
Heaps more pics here

Lascaris04 Jan 2021 8:29 a.m. PST

I think the paint job looks great. The printing is very clean also.

Gunner Dunbar05 Jan 2021 12:30 p.m. PST


Capt Flash05 Jan 2021 11:24 p.m. PST

Wow! Nice work!
I was thinking of putting together a 3rd Edition 40K Blood Angels army.
Yours is an inspiration! Thanks for sharing.

Pocho Azul20 Jan 2021 11:44 a.m. PST


Lupercal12301 Feb 2021 2:41 a.m. PST

I've scoured through your blog and you have done some awesome work Gunner.

What rules will you use on the table with these?

Also, what's your recipe for that lovely red? (If you don't mind me asking!)

Gunner Dunbar02 Feb 2021 7:24 a.m. PST

I base coated black, dry brushed white, then applied GW contrast red, then highlighted

The H Man25 Feb 2021 4:32 p.m. PST

Save your money and try thinned paint instead of contrast. The edges may be a bit whiter though. Try drybrushing orange instead of white to combat this. Do a test of course. If you like those darker areas try a further brown wash.

There are loads of contrast like recipes, but just thinning the paint over the black/white drybrushing does wonders.

SirFjodin06 May 2021 12:03 a.m. PST

Where did you found stls of these rhinos? i also want to start 15mm Warhammer army and I recently bought a printer

Capt Flash06 May 2021 5:20 p.m. PST

I don't 3D print myself, but I've heard tell that thingiverse has tons of interesting files for these kinds of personal projects.

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